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Concepts of Psychological Testing and Psychological Assessment

Compare and contrast the concepts of psychological testing and psychological assessment. Give examples of each from your own life experiences (e.g., group achievement test in school or assessment for selection to a particular college or university) As a psychologist, which approach would you prefer in evaluating clients or appli

Therapeutic Interventions: Evaluating a Behavioral/Cognitive Approach

Discuss: What are the strengths and weaknesses of using a behavioral/cognitive approach with the following client? Client Profile: Name: Aaron B. Gender: Male Age: 17 Ethnicity: Syrian-American Religion: Jewish Relationship Status: Single Description of Presenting Issue: Aaron was referred for counseling by hi

Career development plan for client.

I need help doing an outline to create a career development plan for helping Alicia (the client) with her career development. Could you please include in outline; 1. Intake Process Interview/ Assessment Process A) What information would you want to obtain from the client in a brief intake interview or from a questionnai

Ethical approaches

Should moral claims that an action is right or that an action is wrong, be based upon one's religious beliefs? Can you explain the perspective using the 3 approaches (divine command theory, utilitarianism, or duty based ethics)?

Psychology of Learning

Do you think that learning can occur in the pre-natal stage of human development? Why or why not? Present some of the research to support your answer.

SPSS Path Reference

Can someone please help me understand what the following path reference means? C:psyjamesdatatestsdata_012308.dat What are the similarities and differences between the path above and the series of statements below? "Click on Local Disk C:. Next, click on psy. Next, click on james. Then click on data and then tests. Now

SPSS Syntax Commands

Prior to the advent of Windows and menu commands, users of SPSS had to learn complex syntax language to write programs instructing SPSS to perform analyses. Large, tattered manuals, about the size of a large city telephone book, were often found in academic computer labs where students frequently consulted them to learn how to w

Important information about Albert Adler and Birth Order

Given the birth order of a family of six siblings, describe the birth order the 5th child according Albert Alder theory. 1). Give a brief example of, and describe how that 5th child experiences might be different from the rest of their siblings because of their birth order in that family of six based on Albert Adler and Birt

Introduction to Child Development

Infants learn about the environment through their sensory systems. Explain this statement. How does this information relate to the nature vs. nurture controversy in the understanding of child development? I need a liitle help with this class getting started. I need scholarly resource

Psychology of learning

Take a couple of minutes and think about the equipment you use. Provide an example of a good or bad human factor designed device based on what you have learned about memory.

How to write a case study

I need to know how to write a 2-4 page case study following an outline and in APA style. The outline looks like this 1 Cover Page 2 Abstract Page 3 Main Body of the Paper a Brief introduction b DSM Five Axis diagnosis presentation i Axis I: Diagnostic Code and name; rule outs if any ii Axis II Di

Assess the Genogram "Do the Clothes Make the Man?"

Based on the genogram interview, "Do the Clothes Make the Man?" answer the the following: 1. Analyze the pertinent themes, risk factors, and strengths of the couple elicited in the video interview. 2. Critique the strengths and weaknesses of the genogram as an assessment and treatment-planning tool in therapy.

Hans Eysenck- analysis of the strengths and limitations

Hans Eysenck (Trait and Factor Theory) Discuss the strengths and limitations of the theories listed in explaining individuals' behavior by addressing the following: Describe how dispositional theories affect individual personalities. Explain how dispositional theories influence interpersonal relationships.

Trend Article Analysis

Locate an article concerning a social and/or behavioral trend that impacts research in the field of psychology. Prepare a minimum 700-word analysis of your selected article in which you address the following items: ? Summarize your selected article. ? Explain the impact of the trend discussed in your selected article on

Using the Hill and O'Brien Helping Skills Model

Using the Hill and O'Brien (1999) Helping Skills Model, could you briefly describe Darren's presenting problem? What activities you would use to engage in for Stage One i.e. exploration; and techniques you would use to develop rapport, express empathy, and encourage Darren to "tell his story? For stage two; i.e. insight, what

preventing obesity with children

The three important facts they should use for preventing obesity with children. List three important facts that you can use to change your life or your family's or that you could use to help your friends or community.

Best validation method

200 word Count Suppose you were in charge of admissions for a college, and were choosing a test to give to applicants to your college. You want the test scores to be a good indicator of how the applicants would perform academically in college. One test you are evaluating is Snider's Speedy School Skills Selection Test (SSSSST

Research Project: Descriptive Method Design

Design a research study utilizing descriptive research methods for mental illness: Learned vs. Genetics. Address the following items in 600-800 words: 1.Describe the sample population. 2.Describe the descriptive method(s) that you select to utilize in your research study and explain why you selected these methods. 3.Specul

How to create a behavioral study

Create a simple behavioral study of possible interest to a fifth-grade student who wants to do a science fair project based on psychology.

Multicultural Competency

What biases, perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs might you hold about culturally different groups? How might attitudes or perceptions influence your interaction with individuals who are culturally different from yourself? How knowledgeable are you about the values, practices, and experiences of individuals who are cultural

Nutrition and Psychopathology

1. Selected one psychopathology, describe and summarize important features of this disorder that will be important in understanding the impact of nutrition on this psychopathology. 2. Create a case example of how the symptoms of the psychopathology might have developed through nutrition-related issues. Trace the life events

Research Methods/ Consequences of Vision Loss

Research Methods Why is it important for all research to follow essentially the same steps? Can we overcome genetic predispositions of behavior? Consequences of Vision Loss What are some of the modern discoveries that can assist people with vision loss? Is vision loss usually reversible?

Psychodynamic Paradigm

1). Discuss the Psychodynamic Approach or Paradigm. 2). Who were the major theorists representing the psychodynamic perspective? and 3). Discuss two concepts that stand out to you that are unique to the psychodynamic point of view, and 4). From your perspective, who were the psychodynamic theorists who contributed th

Compare and Contrast Sampling and Norm

I need help with at least 900 words and a minimun of two cited sources.....Please Help and Thank You!! A.) Compare and Contrast Sampling and Norm B) Define Bicultural Conflict and Gender Identity while addressing the fundamental problems encountered by researchers during the implementation of these variables cross-cul

Two Theories of Intellignece

? Analyze at least two theories of intelligence related to the content of your selected articles. ? Evaluate the effectiveness of intelligence testing. ? Keep in mind what role culture plays in testing as well.

Resource guide for career counseling disabled persons.

Need a resource guide template set up and organized based on career counseling for disabled persons. Have already found two sites to be used: http://www.rehabworks.org/resources.shtml http://www.pascenter.org/state_based_stats/local_resources.php?state=florida Need four more to add to guide template, and organized by

assistive devices

Children who are taught to use one or more assistive devices often require a period of adjustment as they develop new strategies for experiencing their world. While it is exciting to be able to see, hear, or speak more than before, it is still an adjustment for the child, his family members, and his teachers. At times, children